Private school admission offices across the country often hear the same sentiments...
We would love to have our children at your school. We think they would thrive in this type of learning environment. We just don’t know how we could ever afford it.
High tuition amounts are often the biggest barrier to families who
are interested in a private school education for their child. What many do not realize is there has been a national shift in the types of families who are applying for financial aid and other tuition assistance. More and more middle and upper income families are applying for and receiving financial help with the tuition bills.
It is a good practice for families to call the financial aid officers at the schools they are considering and ask questions about the school’s program. A guide for this conversation may be found here: